The hottest party of the year, Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s 32nd annual Black & White party will return September 8 at Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay. The theme is “Escape to Paradise” and guests will enjoy an over-the-top 80’s throwback with world-famous entertainers, avant-garde fashion, appetizing dining options, and more.
The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas holds several classes and meetings every month. Included are a breast cancer support group, the young survivor's breast cancer support group, pilates classes for women with breast cancer, yoga classes (including pre-natal), and more.
No charge for support groups, while there might be a charge for other things.
The non-profit Narcotics Anonymous is a twelve-step program offering help for people trying to end a drug addiction, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous. There are several meetings every day in Southern Nevada, most of them in Las Vegas.
Just because you have a small yard or patio doesn’t mean you can’t have a garden. Learn the basics of container gardening and some simple techniques for low-maintenance care. Cost is $12 members: $15 non-members.
The Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve lets you see a good mix of butterflies flying around and interacting with the plants they need and which need them as pollinators. You might learn something, sure, but really just seeing the butterflies is enough of a reason to go. Admission to the Butterfly Habitat is $2 for members, $3 for non-members.
Art and conservation come together at the 2018 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition at the Springs Preserve! Sponsored annually by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service since 1949, the contest invites artists to compete for the prestige of seeing their art grace the new stamp. See the art, enjoy demonstrations of outdoor wildlife and recreational skills, and visit partner information booths to learn what southern Nevada has to offer.
The annual autumn plant sale at the Springs Preserve (there's also one in the spring) will have a wide selection of water-wise and desert-adapted plants, including natives and plants to attract pollinators.
The Bolder Board Training helps nonprofit boards awaken, articulate and pursue their most magnificent dreams. It is the first board training designed specifically to offer boards a pragmatic and conscientious alternative to the culture of financial deprivation and constriction that they often find themselves upholding.
The Natural Garden Design 1.0 classes at the Springs Preserve will cover everything needed to assess a site and design a garden using nature as your guide—soil, water, sun, plants, animals, planting, maintenance, and everything else. Take the series or individual classes. Approved for PDE credit for CCSD teachers if they take all five.
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
The Nevada Policy Research Institute's 27th Anniversary Dinner will be held on September 20, starting at 6 p.m., at the Venetian. The guest speaker: will be Kimberley Strassel, a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, national columnist, and guest commentator on cable news programs. Last day to buy tickets is September 5.
The Northern Nevada Alzheimer's Association 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the community's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. This inspiring, family-fun event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!
Bark André Furry and Sir Winston Da Doodle, your Vegas Golden Knights loving pups, will host Bark & Winston’s Pucks ‘N’ Paws Party on September 25, starting at 6:00 p.m., at Downtown Summerlin. This canine-friendly event will benefit the Animal Foundation.
Miracle Flight's golf social will be a "swinging" good time to raise funds for sick children struggling to reach long-distance medical care. Enjoy delicious food, classic cocktails, a silent auction, golf challenges, special guest appearances and a stunning view of The Strip, all for a great cause.
Patterns surround us in nature. They’ll tell you how our planet works, if you know where to find them. They form the veins of a leaf, the spiral of a nautilus, and the spots on a giraffe. Enter the mirror maze and you will step inside a massive pattern: a dizzying, seemingly infinite sea of triangles to navigate and find the secrets inside … including the way out.
Vegas Fan Fusion is a celebration of comics, creators, celebrities, and collectibles. They focus on local creators and artists to showcase the finest talent in the Las Vegas area and also welcome artists and authors from around the country. Vegas Fan Fusion offers a fantastic display of exhibitors with pop culture, geek, mainstream, and hard-to-find items.
The Springs Preserve's annual Grapes & Hops Festival, benefiting the nonprofit Par for The Cure, will be held September 29 frim 5 to 9 p.m. It pairs tastings of wines and crfat beers with complimentary gourmet food samples from some of the best restaurants in town. There's live music, too. Open to ages 21 and over.
The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers in Southern Nevada. Among the opportunities: helping people affected by disasters across the country; supporting members of the military and their families; helping with blood collection, processing and distribution; doing health and safety education and training, international relief and development.
Creating a garden that attracts birds, butterflies, bees and other wildlife is easier than you think. Learn some of the essentials to include in your landscape to encourage a wildlife-friendly garden. Members: $10; Non-members $12.
The UNLV School of Music presents dozens of free classical music recitals and concerts every term. Most are by students, performing solo or in small groups. There are also performances by music faculty, guest artists, and visiting ensembles. Some things, such as their symphony orchestra and wind band concerts, have a small charge. You can find the complete list on their website.